Ann Fox

1680–1742 (Age 62)
Carolina, Dillon, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Ann

Ann Fox was born about 1680, in Carolina, Dillon, South Carolina, United States as the daughter of Stephen Fox. She married Thomas Drayton about 1702, in St. Andrews Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 1 July 1742, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in St. Andrews Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ann Fox
1680–1742
Thomas Drayton
1677–1716
Marriage: about 1702
Mary Drayton
1703–1749
Thomas Drayton
1705–1760
Stephen Fox Drayton
1711–1732
John Drayton
1715–1779

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1702
St. Andrews Parish, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(1)

  • Female1680–1742Female

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from the animal, Middle English, Old English fox. It may have denoted a cunning individual or been given to someone with red hair or for some other anecdotal reason. This relatively common and readily understood surname seems to have absorbed some early examples of less transparent surnames derived from the Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .2 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ ( see Tinney ).3 Jewish (American): translation of the Ashkenazic Jewish surname Fuchs .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Ann in entry for Thomas S. S. Drayton, "United States, Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874"
  • Charleston city, Charleston County and South Carolina miscellaneous land records, 1719-1873; index to land records, 1719-1898; 1758 John Drayton and Margaret to John Meik
  • Charleston city, Charleston County and South Carolina miscellaneous land records, 1719-1873; index to land records, 1719-1898; Thomas Drayton of the Parish of St. Andrews in Berkley County

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